Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pseudobulbar affect: An often-overlooked condition

"Understanding Pseudobulbar Affect," the inaugural publication of the new Insights & Implications in Gerontology series from The Gerontological Society of America, addresses an often overlooked or misunderstood condition ...

Neuroscience

Neurons sync their beats like clocks on the wall

In the 17th century, the Dutch scientist Christiaan Huygens hung two of his recently invented pendulum clocks on a wooden beam and observed that as time passed, the clocks aligned their beats. He reported this finding, which ...

Neuroscience

A new model sheds light on how people learn motor skills

Even seemingly simple movements are very complex to perform, and the way we learn how to perform new movements remains unclear. Researchers from Japan have recently proposed a new model of motor learning that combines a number ...

Neuroscience

Artificial neural networks model facial processing in autism

Many of us easily recognize emotions expressed in others' faces. A smile may mean happiness, while a frown may indicate anger. Autistic people often have a more difficult time with this task. It's unclear why. But new research, ...

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